Fluoride Free New Zealand
The San Francisco Federal Court has ordered the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to take a second look at a petition to require the EPA to complete a proper risk assessment of fluoride, which it has failed to do.
This will mean the high quality studies published in the last few years must be included for review – studies that confirm fluoride irrevocably and significantly damages our children’s brains during early development, both in the womb and for the first 6 – 12 months of life. This is especially serious for bottle-fed babies.
The Judge said in his summation, “So much has changed since the petition was filed…two significant series of studies – respective cohort studies – which everybody agrees is the best methodology. Everybody agrees that these were rigorous studies and everybody agrees that these studies would be part of the best available scientific evidence. The EPA appears to have applied a standard of causation, which from my reading of TSCA is not accurate. It’s not a proper allocation. It’s not the proper standard.”
The judge says he is ready to rule on the evidence but would like to give the US EPA the opportunity to do its job […]